No 85

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 17 JULY 2003

 

 

1       Meeting of House

         The House met pursuant to adjournment. The Speaker (Hon Peter Lewis) took the Chair and read prayers.

 

2       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Other Motions Nos 1 and 2 be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion: Other Motions No 11.

 

3       Royal Flying Doctor - 75 Years Service - Motion re

Ms Breuer, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates the Royal Flying Doctor Service on achieving 75 years of service in providing a vital lifeline support to rural and outback Australia.

         Debate ensued.

 

Mr Meier moved – That the question be now put.

 

         Question put.

         House divided (No 1):

 

           Ayes, 20

 

           Noes, 22

Mr Brindal

Hon M J Atkinson

Mr Brokenshire

Ms Bedford

Hon M R Buckby

Ms Breuer

Ms Chapman

Mr Caica

Hon I F Evans

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Goldsworthy

Hon P F Conlon

Hon G M Gunn

Hon J D Hill

Mrs Hall

Hon S W Key

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Mr Koutsantonis

Mr Hanna

Hon J D Lomax-Smith

Hon R G Kerin

Hon R J McEwen

Hon D C Kotz

Mr O'Brien

Hon W A Matthew

Ms Rankine

Ms Maywald

Mr Rau

Dr McFetridge

Mr Snelling

Mrs Penfold

Hon L Stevens

Mrs Redmond

Hon R B Such

Mr Scalzi

Ms Thompson

Mr Venning

Hon J W Weatherill

Mr Meier (Teller)

Hon P L White

 

Hon M J Wright

 

Mrs Geraghty (Teller)

 

         So it passed in the negative.

 

Debate resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

4       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Other Motions No 4 be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion: Other Motions No 11.

5       Salisbury Country Fire Service Volunteers- Motion re

Ms Rankine, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates the Salisbury Country Fire Service Brigade on 60 years of outstanding voluntary service to the people of the northern suburbs.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

6        Message from the Governor

The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

Assent to Bills                                                                                         Message No 25

The Governor informs the House of Assembly that, in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, the following Acts were assented to during the second Session of the 50th Parliament, viz.- 

Government House, 17 July 2003                                       M Jackson-Nelson, GOVERNOR

 

No. 20 of 2003 -          An Act to amend the Nurses Act 1999.

No. 21 of 2003 -          An Act to amend the Parliamentary Superannuation Act 1974, the Police Superannuation Act 1990 and the Superannuation Act 1988.

 

7       Petitions Nos 137 and 138

         The Clerk announced that the following Members had lodged Petitions for presentation:

 

137 Dr McFetridge, from 2035 residents of South Australia, requesting the House to amend current legislation to allow dogs, under effective control, to sit with their owners in all outdoor dining areas.

 

138 Hon D C Kotz, from 187 electors of South Australia, requesting the House to urge the Government to immediately withdraw the trial of the Sexual Health and Relationship Education Program developed by SHINE from all 14 participating schools pending professional assessment and endorsement.

 

8       Suspension of Standing Orders

Ms Chapman, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable Notice of Motion: Other Motions No 11 to be taken into consideration at the conclusion of Government Business today.

Question put.

 

         House divided (No 2):

 

           Ayes, 21

 

           Noes, 23

Mr Brokenshire

Ms Bedford

Hon D C Brown

Ms Breuer

Hon M R Buckby

Mr Caica

Hon I F Evans

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Goldsworthy

Hon K O Foley

Hon G M Gunn

Mrs Geraghty

Mrs Hall

Hon J D Hill

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Hon S W Key

Mr Hanna

Mr Koutsantonis

Hon R G Kerin

Hon J D Lomax-Smith

Hon D C Kotz

Hon R J McEwen

Hon W A Matthew

Mr O'Brien

Ms Maywald

Ms Rankine

Dr McFetridge

Hon M D Rann

Mr Meier

Mr Rau

Mrs Penfold

Mr Snelling

Mrs Redmond

Hon L Stevens

Mr Scalzi

Hon R B Such

Mr Venning

Ms Thompson

Mr Williams

Hon J W Weatherill

Ms Chapman (Teller)

Hon P L White

 

Hon M J Wright

 

Hon P F Conlon (Teller)

 

         So it passed in the negative.

 

9       Answers to questions

Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 165 and 179 and questions without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

10      Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Minister for Emergency Services (Hon P F Conlon) –

      Government Response to the Emergency Services Review – July 2003

 

By the Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education (Hon J D Lomax-Smith) –

      University of South Australia – Report 2002

 

By the Minister for Tourism (Hon J D Lomax-Smith) –

      Ministerial Statement – River Fishery.

 

11      Publishing Committee – Report – 2002-2003

Mr Koutsantonis brought up the Report (Second Session) of the Publishing Committee.

 

The Publishing Committee of the House of Assembly recommends that the following Papers tabled in the House of Assembly be published:

 

Chiropractors Board of South Australia – Report 2001-2002              (Paper No. 145)

Development Act, Administration of - Report 2001 - 2002                              (Paper No. 70)

Education and Children’s Services – Report 2002                                        (Paper No. 44)

Education, Training and Employment - Report 2001                         (Paper No. 103)

Equal Opportunity, Commissioner for - Report 2001-2002                             (Paper No. 109)

Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science – Report 2001-2002                    (Paper No. 125)

Judges of the Supreme Court of South Australia –

                        Report 2001                                                                               (Paper No. 101)

                        Report 2002                                                                               (Paper No. 101A)

Medical Board of South Australia – Report 2001-2002                                  (Paper No. 57)

Psychological Board of South Australia – Report 2001-2002             (Paper No. 102)

Resi Corporation – Report 2001-2002                                                          (Paper No. 64)

Senior Secondary Assessment Board of South Australia – Report 2002        (Paper No. 85A)

Art Gallery, South Australian – Report 2001-2002                                        (Paper No. 41)

Forestry Corporation, South Australian – Report 2001-2002              (Paper No. 135)

Metropolitan Fire Service, South Australian – Report 2001-2002                    (Paper No. 40)

Teachers Registration Board of South Australia – Report 2002                      (Paper No. 89A)

Vocational Education, Employment and Training Board – Report 2002           (Paper No. 100A)

WorkCover Corporation – Report 2001-2002                                                (Paper No. 165)

 

Pursuant to Standing Order 355, the Committee advises the House that the following papers have not been received for publishing during the present session:

 

Architects Board – Report 2001-2002

Chiropody Board – Report 2001-2002

Commissioner for Corporate Affairs – Report 2001-2002

Economic Development Board – Report 2001-2002

Industrial Relations Advisory Committee – Report 2001-2002

University of Adelaide – Report 2001-2002

 

The Committee notes that the following advisory groups are newly formed and looks forward to the tabling of their annual reports in the next session:

 

Apiary Advisory Group

Cattle Advisory Group

Deer Advisory Group

Pig Advisory Group

 

Mr Koutsantonis

Chairman, Publishing Committee

 

12      Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

13      Grievance debate

On motion of the Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

14      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Government Business No 1 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

15      Select Committee on Genetically Modified Organisms – Final Report

Order of the Day read for the Report of the Select Committee on Genetically Modified Organisms to be brought up.

The Minister for Industry, Trade and Regional Development (Hon R J McEwen), brought up the Final Report (Paper No 223) and Minutes of Proceedings and Evidence.

Report and Minutes received.

 

The Minister for Industry, Trade and Regional Development, then moved – That the Final Report of the Committee be noted.

Debate ensued.

 

16      Extension of time for adjournment

Ordered, on motion of the Minister for Education and Children’s Services (Hon P L White) - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 5.00 pm.

 

17      Select Committee on Genetically Modified Organisms – Final Report – Motion to note

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

Question put and passed.

 

18      Message from the Legislative Council

         The following Message from the Legislative Council was received and read:

 

         Nuclear Waste Storage Facility (Prohibition) (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

Message No 117

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Nuclear Waste Storage Facility (Prohibition) Act 2000, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 16 July 2003                                                    R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

The Minister for Environment and Conservation (Hon J D Hill) moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

 

         Suspension of Standing Orders

The Minister for Environment and Conservation, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the Bill to pass through all stages without delay.

Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

 

19      Extension of sitting

Ordered, on motion of the Minister for Environment and Conservation - That the sitting of the House be extended beyond 6.00pm.

 

20      Nuclear Waste Storage Facility (Prohibition) (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

21      Messages from the Legislative Council

         The following Messages from the Legislative Council were received and read:

 

         Joint Committee on a Code of Conduct for Members of Parliament       Message No 118

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council concurs with the Resolution of the House of Assembly contained in Message No 124 for the appointment of a Joint Committee and will be represented on the Committee by three Members, of whom two shall form a quorum necessary to be present at all sittings of the Committee. The Members of the Joint Committee to represent the Legislative Council will be the Hon J M Gazzola, the Hon R D Lawson and the Hon N Xenophon.

         Legislative Council, 16 July 2003                                                R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

         Joint Committee – Appointed and Power to Act

The Minister for Environment and Conservation moved – That the Members of the House of Assembly to serve on the Joint Committee be Ms Chapman, Mr Rau and the Hon R B Such; and that they have power to act on the Joint Committee during the recess.

Question put and passed.

 

         River Murray Bill                                                                                     Message No 119

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council does not insist on its Amendments Nos 1, 16 to 18, 21 and 22 in the River Murray Bill to which the House of Assembly has disagreed.  The Legislative Council has, in lieu of its Amendments Nos 19 and 20 to which the House of Assembly has disagreed, made the alternative amendments indicated by the annexed Schedule, to which alternative amendments the Legislative Council desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.  The Bill is returned herewith.

         Legislative Council, 16 July 2003                                                    R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

Schedule of the alternative amendments made by the Legislative Council

in lieu of Amendments Nos. 19 and 20 to which the House of Assembly has disagreed

 

Legislative Council’s Amendment No. 19.

 

              Page 64, clause 17 (Schedule) - After line 15 insert the following:

 

             (2a) The members of the Committee are not entitled to remuneration for their work as members of the Committee.

 

Legislative Council’s alternative amendments to its Amendment No. 19.

 

Schedule, clause 17, page 64, lines 12 and 13—Leave out subsection (1) and insert:

 

             (1) The Committee is to consist of seven members.

 

                    (1a) Four members of the Committee must be members of the House of Assembly appointed by the House of Assembly and three must be members of the Legislative Council appointed by the Legislative Council.

 

Schedule, clause 17, page 64, line 16After “one of its” insert:

 

             House of Assembly

 

Legislative Council’s Amendment No. 20.

 

              Page 64, lines 24 to 37, and page 65, lines 1 to 4, clause 17 (Schedule) - Leave out paragraphs (a) and (b) and insert:

 

                 (a)        to take an interest in and keep under review the protection, improvement and enhancement of the River Murray; and

 

                 (b)        to consider the extent to which the Objectives for a Healthy River Murray are being achieved under the River Murray Act 2002; and

 

                    (ba)   to consider and report on each review of the River Murray Act 2002 undertaken under section 11 of that Act; and

 

                    (bb)   to consider the interaction between the River Murray Act 2002 and other Acts and, in particular, to consider the report in each annual report under that Act on the referral of matters under related operational Acts to the Minister under that Act; and

 

                    (bc)   at the end of the second year of operation of the River Murray Act 2002, to inquire into and report on—

 

                             (i)     the operation of subsection (5) of section 22 of that Act, insofar as it has applied with respect to any Plan Amendment Report under the Development Act 1993 referred to the Governor under that subsection; and

 

                             (ii)    the operation of section 24(3) of the Development Act 1993; and

 

Legislative Council’s alternative amendment to its Amendment No. 20.

 

Schedule, clause 17, page 65, after line 4—Insert:

 

                (iv)        at the end of the second year of operation of the River Murray Act 2002, to inquire into and report on—

 

                             (A)     the operation of subsection (5) of section 22 of that Act, insofar as it has applied with respect to any Plan Amendment Report under the Development Act 1993 referred to the Governor under that subsection; and

 

                             (B)     the operation of section 24(3) of the Development Act 1993; and

 

         J M Davis CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

         Ordered - That the message be taken into consideration forthwith.

 

In Committee

 

         Resolved - That the alternative amendments be agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Snelling reported that the Committee had considered the alternative amendments referred to it and had agreed to the same.

 

National Wine Centre (Restructuring and Leasing Arrangements) (University of Adelaide) Amendment Bill           Message No 120

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the National Wine Centre (Restructuring and Leasing Arrangements) Act 2002, without any amendments.

         Legislative Council, 17 July 2003                                                    R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

         Criminal Law Consolidation (Self Defence) Amendment Bill                 Message No 121

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935, with the amendments indicated by the annexed Schedule, to which amendments the Legislative Council desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 17 July 2003                                                    R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

Schedule of amendments made by the Legislative Council

 

No. 1.   Page 3 – After line 10 insert new clauses as follow:

 

      Amendment of section 15 – Self defence

            3A.   (1) Section 15(1)-after paragraph (b) insert (as a note to paragraph (b)):

 

1See, however, section 15C. If the defendant establishes that he or she is entitled to the benefit of that section, this paragraph will be inapplicable.

 

                             (2)  Section 15(2)-after paragraph (b) insert (as a note to subsection (2)):

 

1See, however, section 15C. If the defendant establishes that he or she is entitled to the benefit of that section, the defendant will be entitled to a complete defence.

 

               Amendment of section 15A-Defence of property etc

                     3B.   (1) Section 15A(1)-after paragraph (c) insert (as a note to paragraph (c)):

 

1See, however, section 15C. If the defendant establishes that he or she is entitled to the benefit of that section, this paragraph will be inapplicable.

 

                             (2)  Section 15A(2)-after paragraph (c) insert (as a note to subsection (2)):

 

1See, however, section 15C. If the defendant establishes that he or she is entitled to the benefit of that section, the defendant will be entitled to a complete defence.

 

No. 2    Page 3, lines 20 to 22 (clause 4) – Leave out subclause (1) and substitute:

 

(1)     This section applies where-

 

(a)        a relevant defence would have been available to the defendant if the defendant’s conduct had been (objectively) reasonably proportionate to the threat that the defendant genuinely believed to exist (the perceived threat); and

(b)        the victim was not a police officer acting in the course of his or her duties.

 

         J M Davis CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

         Ordered - That the amendments be taken into consideration forthwith.

 

In Committee

 

         Resolved - That the amendments be agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Snelling reported that the Committee had considered the amendments referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

 

 

 

 

22      Next day of sitting

The Minister for Infrastructure, moved - That the House at its rising adjourn until 4 August at 2.00 pm.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

23      Message from the Legislative Council

         The following Message from the Legislative Council was received and read:

 

         Coroners Bill                                                                                           Message No 122

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council does not insist on its Amendment No 1 in the Coroners Bill to which the House of Assembly has disagreed and has agreed to the alternative amendment made by the House of Assembly in lieu thereof.  The Bill is returned herewith.

         Legislative Council, 17 July 2003                                                    R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

24      Suspension and resumption of sitting

         At 6.28 pm the sitting of the House was suspended.

         At 7.50 pm the Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

25      Messages from the Legislative Council

         The following Messages from the Legislative Council were received and read:

 

         Waterworks (Save the River Murray Levy) Amendment Bill       Message No 123

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Waterworks Act 1932, with the suggested amendments indicated by the annexed Schedule, which amendments the Legislative Council requests the House of Assembly to make to the said Bill.

         Legislative Council, 17 July 2003                                                    R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

Schedule of the suggested amendments made by the Legislative Council

 

No. 1    Page 5, lines 20 and 21 (clause 7) – Delete these lines and insert:

 

(b)     if the State’s contributions to the Murray-Darling Basin Commission for a particular financial year exceed $15 million (indexed 1 )-payment of the excess; and

 

         1.  The sum of $15 million is to be adjusted, for each financial year commencing after this paragraph comes into operation, by the same indexation factor as is applicable to the calculation of the amount of the levy for that financial year.

 

No. 2    Page 5 (clause 7) – After line 24 insert:

 

(5a)  The Minister must, as soon as practicable after 30 June in each year, submit to the President of the Legislative Council and the Speaker of the House of Assembly a report detailing-

 

(a)       the amount of money paid into the Fund under this section: and

(b)       the application by the Minister of money paid into the Fund under this section, during the period of 12 months preceding that 30 June.

 

(5b)  The President of the Legislative Council and the Speaker of the House of Assembly must on receiving a report under this section, lay the report before their respective Houses.

 

         J M Davis CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

         Ordered - That the suggested amendments be taken into consideration forthwith.

 

In Committee

         Resolved - That the suggested amendments be agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Hon R B Such reported that the Committee had considered the suggested amendments referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment and amended the Bill accordingly.

 

         Appropriation Bill 2003                                                                           Message No 124

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act for the appropriation of money from the Consolidation Account for the year ending on 30 June 2004 and for other purposes, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 17 July 2003                                                    R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

         Stamp Duties (Rental and Mortgage Duty) Amendment Bill                   Message No 125

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Stamp Duties Act 1923, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 17 July 2003                                                    R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

         Parliamentary Remuneration (Powers of Remuneration Tribunal) Amendment Bill     

Message No 126

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Parliamentary Remuneration Act 1990 and to make related amendments to the Parliamentary Superannuation Act 1974, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 17 July 2003                                                    R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

26      Adjournment

House adjourned at 8.12 pm until 4 August at 2.00 pm.

 

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Present during the day - All Members.

 

         The following Pair was handed in at the Table during the days proceedings:

 

         Division No 1 -

               Ayes - Hon D C Brown, Mr Williams

               Noes - Hon M D Rann (Premier), Hon K O Foley (Deputy Premier).

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                        Peter Lewis

                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

David A Bridges

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

 


 

EXTRACT FROM THE GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, 18 JULY 2003

 

Department of the Premier and Cabinet

Adelaide, 18 July 2003

 

HER Excellency the Governor directs it to be notified for general information that she has in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, this day assented to the undermentioned Act passed by the Legislative Council and the House of Assembly in Parliament assembled, viz.:

 

No. 22 of 2003—Nuclear Waste Storage Facility (Prohibition) (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 2003. An Act to amend the Nuclear Waste Storage Facility (Prohibition) Act 2000.

 

By command,

P. Holloway, for Premier

 

 

EXTRACT FROM THE GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, 24 JULY 2003

 

Department of the Premier and Cabinet

Adelaide, 24 July 2003

 

HIS Excellency the Governor’s Deputy directs it to be notified for general information that he has in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, this day assented to the undermentioned Acts passed by the Legislative Council and House of Assembly in Parliament assembled, viz.:

 

No. 23 of 2003—Criminal Law (Sentencing) (Serious Repeat Offenders) Amendment Act 2003. An Act to amend the Criminal Law (Sentencing) Act 1988.

No. 24 of 2003—Aboriginal Lands Parliamentary Standing Committee Act 2003. An Act to provide for the establishment of the Aboriginal Lands Parliamentary Standing Committee; to define the functions, powers and duties of that Committee; to amend the Aboriginal Lands Trust Act 1966 and the Parliamentary Remuneration Act 1990; and for other purposes.

No. 25 of 2003—Summary Procedure (Classification of Offences) Amendment Act 2003. An Act to amend the Summary Procedure Act 1921.

No. 26 of 2003—Chicken Meat Industry Act 2003. An Act to provide for stabilisation of the chicken meat industry, to repeal the Poultry Meat Industry Act 1969; and for other purposes.

No. 27 of 2003—Appropriation Act 2003. An Act for the appropriation of money from the Consolidated Account for the year ending 30 June 2004 and for other purposes.

No. 28 of 2003—Criminal Law Consolidation (Self Defence) Amendment Act 2003. An Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935.

No. 29 of 2003—Criminal Law (Sentencing) (Sentencing Guidelines) Amendment Act 2003. An Act to amend the Criminal Law (Sentencing) Act 1988.

No. 30 of 2003—National Wine Centre (Restructuring and Leasing Arrangements) (University of Adelaide) Amendment Act 2003. An Act to amend the National Wine Centre (Restructuring and Leasing Arrangements) Act 2002.

No. 31 of 2003—Stamp Duties (Rental and Mortgage Duty) Amendment Act 2003. An Act to amend the Stamp Duties Act 1923.

No. 32 of 2003—Waterworks (Save the River Murray Levy) Amendment Act 2003. An Act to amend the Waterworks Act 1932.

 

By command,

J. W. Weatherill, for Premier

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXTRACT FROM THE GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, 31 JULY 2003

 

Department of the Premier and Cabinet

Adelaide, 31 July 2003

 

HIS Excellency the Governor’s Deputy directs it to be notified for general information that he has in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, this day assented to the undermentioned Acts passed by the Legislative Council and the House of Assembly in Parliament assembled, viz.:

 

No. 33 of 2003—Coroners Act 2003. An Act to provide for the appointment of the State Coroner and other corners; to establish the Coroner’s Court; to make related amendments to other Acts and statutory instruments; to repeal the Coroners Act 1975; and for other purposes.

No. 34 of 2003—Parliamentary Remuneration (Powers of Remuneration Tribunal) Amendment Act 2003. An Act to amend the Parliamentary Remuneration Act 1990 and to make related amendments to the Parliamentary Superannuation Act 1974.

No. 35 of 2003—River Murray Act 2003. An Act to provide for the protection and enhancement of the River Murray and related areas and ecosystems; to amend the Animal and Plant Control (Agricultural Protection and Other Purposes) Act 1986, the Aquaculture Act 2001, the Coast Protection Act 1972, the Crown Lands Act 1929, the Development Act 1993, the Environment Protection Act 1993, the Fisheries Act 1982, the Harbors and Navigation Act 1993, the Heritage Act 1993, the Historic Shipwrecks Act 1981, the Irrigation Act 1994, the Mining Act 1971, the Murray-Darling Basin Act 1993, the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972, the Native Vegetation Act 1991, the Opal Mining Act 1995, the Parliamentary Committees Act 1991, the Parliamentary Remuneration Act 1990, the Petroleum Act 2000, the Soil Conservation and Land Care Act 1989, the South Eastern Water Conservation and Drainage Act 1992 and the Water Resources Act 1997; and for other purposes.

No. 36 of 2003—Statutes Amendment (Honesty and Accountability in Government) Act 2003. An Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935, the Industrial and Employee Relations Act 1994, the Public Corporations Act 1993 and the Public Sector Management Act 1995.

By command,

T. G. Roberts, for Premier

 

 

EXTRACT FROM THE GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, 31 JULY 2003

 

South Australia

 

Constitution (Third Session of the Fiftieth Parliament) Proclamation 2003

 

under section 6(1) of the Constitution Act 1934

 

1---Short title

 

               This proclamation may be cited as the Constitution (Third Session of the Fiftieth Parliament) Proclamation 2003.

 

2---Commencement

 

               This proclamation comes into operation on the day on which it is made.

 

3---Prorogation of Parliament

 

               I prorogue the Parliament of South Australia.

 

4---Third session of the Fiftieth Parliament

 

      (1)     I fix 12 noon on 15 September 2003 as the time for holding the third session of the

Fiftieth Parliament.

 

(2)           I declare that the place for holding the Parliament will be the building known as Parliament House at North Terrace, Adelaide

 

(3)           I summon the Parliament to meet for the dispatch of business at the time and place stated above and require all honourable members of the Legislative Council and the House  of Assembly, and all officers of the Parliament, to attend accordingly.

 

Made by the Governor’s Deputy

 

with the advice and consent of the Executive Council

 

on 31 July 2003.

 

 

 

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